Degna Stone

Enabler - North East

Poet, Editor and Producer

Degna Stone (Enabler) is a poet, editor and producer based in Gateshead. She spent 12 years working in the Literary Department at Live Theatre, Newcastle before going freelance at beginning of 2017. She was a participant in the 2014/15 cohort of the National Theatre’s Step Change development programme, where she completed a secondment with China Plate. She is primarily interested in the intersection between poetry and theatre, and work that experiments with form but has the audience experience at the heart of its creation. She is currently working on MS Is My Boyfriend.

Degna is also co-founder and Managing Editor of Butcher's Dog poetry magazine and a contributing editor at The Rialto. She received a Northern Writers Award in 2015 and holds an MA in Creative Writing from Newcastle University. She is an Inscribe-supported writer, and is a fellow of The Complete Works III